• Study Technician (Research Assistant) Animal Operations

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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  • Job Overview

    Did  you  go  into  science  to  make  a  difference  and  found  that  through  animal  observation,  you  knew  this  would  be  a  huge  scientific  impact?


    As a Research Assistant (Study Technician) in our Madison, WI In-Life department, you will monitor the research animals’ health and welfare using your experience in animal observation and your experience working with sample collections. 


    Hourly Rate: $18.00


    Job Responsibilities Include:

    • Monitoring of animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act
    • Collection, documentation and management of pertinent data from animal observations, test material administration and clinical sample collection
    • Maintaining the facilities in accordance with the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AALAC)
    • Working in partnership with animal operations team to ensure study quality

    If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across drug development consider working at Covance as a Study Technician.


    At Covance, you will use your education as a base and then continue to grow in our learning-based culture. You will know how to expertly respond and adapt as the healthcare industry continues to evolve.


    Our excellent benefits package includes: 24 days of personal time off, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.


    Why Study Technicians choose to work at Covance

    • Make a direct impact in the lives of patients and animals
    • Partner with and learn from supporting colleagues and industry leaders
    • Expand your knowledge with the ability to specialize in specific areas of early drug development.

    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.


    Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


    What we’re looking for

    Study Technicians are the most successful at Covance with:

    • A motivated, hardworking and positive work ethic, and a real passion for research
    • Willingness to work rotating weekends, holidays and overtime with supplementary compensation


    • Bachelor degree in Life Sciences
    • Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, Veterinary Technology, or in Histology (along with 6 months to2 years of related experience)


    • No experience is required with a Bachelor Degree







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